This was the second Comic Con happening in Pune. We had witnessed last years Comic Con and this year’s Comic Con was much more grand than the previous one. It was a gala time at the Deccan Ground in Pune on 4th-5th March 2017. Comic Cons are festivals where people come together and celebrate comics.
Comic Con Pune 2017
The event was for 2 days. On Day 1 Saturday 4th March 2017 there were various events lined up at the venue. The Alto Pune Comic Con Pune 2017 consisted of a lot of stalls at the venue. So the fans were able to buy their favourite comic books, T-shirts, etc. There was a new launch of a new comic book by ICBM Comics.
Later was a launch of the Caster comic book by Holy Con Entertainment. There was also an interactive session with Saumin Patel teaching about sketching for comics. Kyle Baker talks about his work on Deadpool, Looney tunes & Plastic Man. Later there was an interactive session with people behind Bahubali 2 Movie and Comics.
Cosplay Contest was the most entertaining and looking forward to session by the visitors and contestants. The contestants of the Cosplay came dressed in various Comic characters. This was a gala time indeed for the audience. The audience took selfies with their favourite characters. There were 5 categories and a grand prize of Rs.50,000 to be won each day.
Day 2 started with the Prime sponsor Maruti Alto K10 interactive session. Illustrator and Caricature Artist Malcolm Rebello does a Live Drawing session On Wacom Tablet. Then was the launch of the new comic book Angri Maushi “Guns-Fists-Blades” trilogy by Abhijeet Kini. He also then showcased how he creates the comics for the fans.
Later on there was AXN’s Billions, Sherlok, Supernatural, etc hit series best moments showcased and also some prizes to be won by the participants. David Lloyd talks about how he worked on iconic V for Vendetta. Stand Up Comedian Gaurav Gera interacts with the fans. Then music time starts with DJ Abhishek Mantri performs live.
Cosplay contest starts where contestants come dressed in the their favourite comic characters. Day ends with music from DJ Abhishek Mantri. Awesome Comic Con Pune 2017 comes to an end.